Brian W Reaves
UX Engineer & Concept Ideator
Brian's passion in the usability space drives him to make the world a usable place.
If you are looking for a UX engineer to help you on your next digital (Software or web) project, Brian can provide consulting or facilitate services such as:
● User Research
● User Testing
● User Observation
● User Training
● User Persona
● User Interface Optimising
● Card Sorting
● Authoring project briefs & User-guides
● Product Ideation
Brian's qualifications started with a double Bachelors degree in Website Design & eCommerce Solutions, along with a minor in Computer Science, through an advanced studies program. While attending university, Brian began what is now over 15 years of experience in the digital & software space. He is innovative and entrepreneurial with a strong business sense, which he applies to everything he does. This has been demonstrated while being principal of his own digital agency and two Internet startups.
Brian is given satisfaction working along side users, as every user is different and a chance to learn; there is no "typical user." He identifies himself as the "Users' agent" to the other team members, always ensuring the users' interests are conveyed. However, he understands there must be a balance between function & form, and budgets must be maintained.
Brian is a standards compliance, mobile-first, responsive design advocate who is comfortable working throughout the design life-cycle, from concept to sign-off.
In previous roles, Brian has been entrusted with international travel representing his employer, project managing six figure contracts, authoring departmental technical user-guides & UI Standards WiKi, and taking the lead on a social media campaign development for a multimillion dollar corporation.